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how-much-will-a-breach-cost-you-find-out-online

I'm telling you, this internet thing is something. There is now an online calculator - from a company selling cyber-insurance - to help you estimate the cost of a data breach or identity theft data loss scenario . While I am also impressed with java script, I think their data loss archive needs some work.

hsbc-issues-warning-to-180000-regarding-a-security

The WSJ Online is reporting that HSBC has issued warnings to 180,000 of it's customers that a security breach may have resulted in their data being compromised.

identity-theft-hits-3-percent-in-2004

Security Focus has the article about the DOJ Survey on the number of US citizens hit by identity theft, but Security Curve puts it in perspective

infoworld-on-how-to-become-a-great-information

Consistency, covering the basics and using metrics Great article for all management, not just information security. When problems crop up in management, it is usually because either we stopped doing some basic thing like cross-department meeting or it could have easily been avoided by implementing some new simple thing.

infosec-economics-article-on-security-pipeline

There's an interesting article on Security Pipeline about the economics of information security. The article discusses why ROI is a poor measure, echoing my first post. But it misses out on a key point: that investing in security reduces your weighted average cost of capital and that you must include the cost of capital in your investment analysis.

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